Aloe
Aloe armatissima

Family: Aloaceae
Genus: Aloe (AL-oh) (Info)
Species: armatissima (arm-ah-TISS-ih-ma) (Info)

Category:

Cactus and Succulents

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Succulent

Other details:

Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Mesa, Arizona

Spring Valley, California

Thousand Oaks, California

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
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RatingContent
Neutral

On Aug 17, 2011, palmbob from Acton, CA (Zone 8b) wrote:

Saudi Arabian species. Solitary, stemless with numerous upright leaves in tight rosettes. Flowers usually yellow but can be red. Needs full sun. In my limited experience, this is a very slow grower and not too tolerant of a lot of shade (rots easily)

Positive

On Feb 5, 2006, RWhiz from Spring Valley, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

This plant grows well in full sun in Southern California. It is easily rooted in potting soil with warmth.